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Table 1 Bairro-level descriptive statistics and global Moran’s I for primary Tuberculosis cases in Fortaleza between 2007 and 2014

From: Determinants of tuberculosis transmission and treatment abandonment in Fortaleza, Brazil

      Global Moran
Variable Unit Median IQR SD I p-value
Proportion living in informal settlement   0.07 [0.00–0.17] 0.21 0.18 <0.001
Mean persons per sleeping room   3.45 [3.36–3.56] 0.19 0.52 <0.001
Mean monthly household income Brazilian Reais (R$) 1821 [1352–2800] 1989 0.50 <0.001
Literacy % of persons 94.28 [91.63–95.88] 3.11 0.39 <0.001
Electricity coverage % of households 99.77 [99.64–99.87] 0.56 0.02 0.564
Water supply coverage % of households 95.14 [91.05–97.00] 6.31 0.41 <0.001
Garbage collection coverage % of households 99.64 [98.50–99.95] 3.35 0.13 0.005
Sewerage coverage % of households 64.68 [24.92–89.09] 33.55 0.73 <0.001
Number of health posts (total of 92)   1.00 [0.00–1.00] 0.83 −0.01 0.998
Number of hospitals (total of 4)   0.00 [0.00–0.00] 0.89 0.13 0.004
Mean population 2007–14   137,084 [82,692–236,196] 117,282 0.18 <0.001
Population density 2007–14 per km2 11,309 [6178–15,031] 6161 0.55 <0.001
Homicide rate 2007–14 per 100,000 person-years 43.87 [21.09–72.36] 43.8 0.09 0.068
AIDS rate 2007–14 per 100,000 person-years 15.79 [6.25–37.64] 37.4 −0.01 0.964
Proportion of population white   0.37 [0.33–0.44] 0.10 0.35 <0.001
Proportion of population black   0.04 [0.03–0.06] 0.02 0.09 0.053
Proportion of population yellow   0.01 [0.01–0.02] 0.01 0.00 0.864
Proportion of population brown   0.57 [0.51–0.61] 0.15 0.25 <0.001
Proportion of population indigenous   <0.001 [0.00–0.00] 0.00 −0.01 0.992
TB case count 2007–14   80.00 [41.00–141.00] 88.0 0.30 <0.001
TB case rate 2007–14 per 100,000 person-years 8.21 [6.14–10.32] 4.33 0.26 <0.001
Abandonment count 2007–14   10.00 [4.00–22.00] 15.76 0.29 <0.001
Abandonment rate 2007–14 per 100,000 person-years 1.07 [0.70–1.62] 0.90 0.32 <0.001
  1. IQR inter-quartile range, SD standard deviation, I Global Moran’s I statistic